Europe is racing to prepare for this winter’s energy crisis

Spain may close energy-intensive industries at peak times France prepares to send gas to Germany in October Germany will sign LNG contracts in the UAE Berlin is still working on rescuing Uniper BERLIN / PARIS, 19 Sept. (Reuters) – European governments on Monday outlined new measures to address potential energy shortages this winter and competed … Read more

EXCLUSIVE India’s top lender asks exporters to trade with Bangladesh in rupees, taka

New Delhi, Sep 19 (Reuters) – The State Bank of India (SBI.NS), the largest lender, has asked exporters to avoid entering into deals with Bangladesh in dollars and other major currencies as it seeks to curb exposure to foreign reserves. decline in Dhaka, according to an internal document and a source. Bangladesh’s $ 416 billion … Read more

The Italian right-wing bloc ready for electoral victory: five questions for the markets

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in MILAN, 19 Sept. (Reuters) – Italy’s right-wing bloc looks set to win a majority in both houses of parliament in next Sunday’s elections, at a time when soaring energy prices and rising interest rates create challenges increasing for the heavily indebted state. Giorgia Meloni, leader … Read more

Frugal is the new cool for Chinese youth as the economy falters

BEIJING, Sep 19 (Reuters) -Before the pandemic, Doris Fu envisioned a different future for herself and her family: new car, bigger apartment, fine dining on weekends and holidays on tropical islands. Instead, the 39-year-old marketing consultant from Shanghai is one of many Chinese in their 20s to 30s who cut spending and save money where … Read more

Analysis: Porsche poses a governance dilemma for investors considering the IPO

A Porsche logo can be seen outside a Porsche car dealership, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Brussels, Belgium, May 28, 2020. REUTERS / Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Leadership structure is a concern for some Others cite a small fraction of the shares offered The IPO may … Read more

Germany takes control of the Russian-owned refinery during the energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in The German energy industry falters after the war in Ukraine The German regulator now has control of the Schwedt refinery The Schwedt refinery is a major fuel source for Berlin PKN interested in controlling stake in refinery – sources BERLIN, 16 Sept. (Reuters) – Germany … Read more

US SEC cryptocurrency guidelines drive up costs for lenders, disrupting projects

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (Reuters) – Banks’ cryptocurrency projects have been overturned by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accounting guidelines that would make it too capital-intensive for lenders to hold crypto tokens on behalf of clients. , according to more than half a dozen experts in the field. A slew of lenders including US Bancorp … Read more

US equities slide as yields rise, the Fed in the center

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in The Fed looms large markets, the dollar goes up Oil collapses on demand concerns, US rail strike averted Treasury yields rise as oil gold plummets NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – Wall Street indices were firmly in the red after an unstable start to Thursday’s … Read more

Traffic, water shortages, now floods: the slow death of the Indian technological hub?

Much of Bengaluru has been submerged by the recent floods Residents forced to wade the water up to their waist The disruptions raise questions about the future of the city as a technology hub Authorities vow to act, but extreme weather conditions can complicate plans BENGALURU, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – Harish Pullanoor spent his weekends … Read more

Analysis: Midterm elections in the US could add more risk to the shaky stock market

The United States Capitol building is seen in Washington, United States on September 4, 2022. REUTERS / Elizabeth Frantz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in NEW YORK, Sep 13 (Reuters) – Another source of potential stock market volatility looms in an already difficult year for Wall Street: the approaching US midterm … Read more